Indicative blend: Grenache Blanc, Viognier, Roussanne, Marsanne, Picpoul, Clairette & Bourboulenc.
Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $23 From: $18 To: $30
|Critic||Score||When to drink|
|Jancis Robinson||16/20||2013 to 2015|
|Gault & Millau||15/20|
White Southern Rhone Blend is a blanket term used to describe the various combinations of white wine grapes used in the southern half of the Rhone Valley. The wines themselves are not confined to the Rhone production zone and have been interpreted and replicated with varying degrees of success in the United States, Australia, Spain, North Africa and South America.
Lirac is a large appellation on the western side of the southern Rhone Valley in France. The wines produced under the title are mainly full-bodied reds and a significant quantity of rosé. Although not a white-wine specialist, Lirac produces a small amount of often heavy, floral whites from Clairette, Grenache Blanc and Bourboulenc.
The Rhone Valley is a key wine-producing region in the south-east of France. It follows the north–south course of the Rhone river for almost 150 miles (240km) from Lyon to the Rhone Delta (the Bouches-du-Rhône), near the Mediterranean coast.
The length of the valley means that Rhone wines are the product of a wide variety of soil types and ... more
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